Statistics (Master Level)

The program is intended to prepare interested and qualified students in the Master of Science in Statistics for careers in statistics and involves 8 months of work placement supervised by practicing professionals. Faculty advisers also visit students at their place of work and provide advice on technical reports required of all students in the Program.

Sample employers

  • BC Centre for Excellence in HIV
  • Environment Canada
  • Statistics Canada
  • UBC Centre for Operations Excellence

Sample skill sets

  • Statistical software packages
  • Advanced problem solving
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Statistical modelling and inference
  • Modern statistical methods, statistical computing
  • R/SAS programming